Almost 2 hundreds of people gathered Sunday for a rally to the Russian Consulate in Kharkiv, to Express support of convicts in Russia Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov and his assistant Alexander Kolchenko, informs television channel.
"gathered for a rally of about 200 people, among them were activists, colleagues Sentsov in the shop, it's actors, artists and Kharkiv designers. They came to Express support for their imprisoned colleagues ", - informs television channel.
As noted, the rally passed peacefully.
Tuesday North-Caucasian district military court has pronounced a sentence Sentsov to 20 years in prison for organizing terrorist acts in the Crimea, the second accused, Alexander Kolchenko, sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment. Their guilt, They do not recognize. Two other defendant in this case is Alex and He is Gennady Afanasiev already received 7 years of imprisonment.
By assumption of the investigation, Sentsov created in Crimea terrorist Commonwealth, was a structural subdivision banned in Russia as extremist movement " Right sector ", for the release of the Peninsula from Russia. According to the SC, the defendants from April to may 2014 was set on fire in Simferopol offices of the public organization "Russian community of Crimea" and the local branch of the party " United Russia ". The defendants were also charged with the attempted organization may 9, 2014 the explosion of the monument to Lenin in Simferopol.
"Right sector" Ukrainian Association of radical nationalist organizations. In January and February 2014 the Taliban participated in battles with the police and the seizure of administrative buildings, and with April - in the suppression of protests in the East of Ukraine. In November 2014, the Supreme court has recognized the Union of right-wing extremist organization and banned its activities on the territory of the Russian Federation. In January, the "Right sector" made in the register is prohibited in Russia organizations. First in Russia against the leader of the movement Dmitry Yarosh has been prosecuted under the criminal code for incitement of terrorist activity.